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  • 24 Jun 2018 11:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The sum totalled around £35,000 and involved three residents and different homes. The money was recovered after data was matched as part of the National Fraud Initiative (NFI).


    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/06/18/care-homes-claimed-dead-residents-fees-for-two-years--audit-office/


  • 24 Jun 2018 11:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HMRC said the total “level of error and fraud favouring the claimant” was £1.32bn; 4.9% of the total tax credits bill

    https://www.thecanary.co/trending/2018/06/21/rampant-benefit-fraud-is-officially-a-right-wing-fairy-tale/

  • 24 Jun 2018 11:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Cabinet Office has previously estimated that the average saving for each property recovered is £93,000 - calculated on the basis of a fraudulent tenancy lasting for four years.


    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/tenancy-fraud-cases-cost-solihull-14803008

  • 18 Jun 2018 9:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A total of 151 individual cases which were detected by the Nottinghamshire County Council last year, with 28 members of staff spending time investigating.

    https://westbridgfordwire.com/230000-of-fraud-attempts-caught-at-council-in-2017/



  • 11 Jun 2018 3:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    They pledged to strengthen the voices of black, Asian and minority ethnic students


    http://cherwell.org/2018/06/03/ucas-hits-back-at-racial-profiling-claims/


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A full-time time Sandwell Council worker who pulled off a £110,000 fraud while moonlighting for the health service for eight years was starting a two-year jail sentence today.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/sandwell/oldbury/2018/06/09/moonlighting-sandwell-council-worker-with-two-jobs-is-jailed-for-two-years/

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:56 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A gang of fraudsters who made millions of pounds selling sick and dying puppies to unsuspecting members of the public has been sentenced.


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44218913


  • 03 Jun 2018 9:56 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A DJ who “deliberately and dishonestly” exaggerated the effect of his relatively minor injuries in a bid to defraud the NHS of £800,000 has been jailed for three months.

    https://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/dj-who-tried-defraud-nhs-14734521

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Admissions body says it does not know why black applicants are disproportionately flagged but promises investigation


    https://www.tes.com/news/ucas-unclear-why-black-students-flagged-fraud

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